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Blog Post | May 16, 2019 - 12:34 pm

Prepay: Saving electricity and money or going without?

As more utilities look at prepay plans, new research finds this option carries both benefits and potential risks. While it may put at risk the wellbeing of some customers trying to save money, it...

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Blog Post | January 30, 2019 - 1:53 pm

Brighter, safer, more efficient: How LEDS are changing public spaces

Washington, D.C.’s commute just got brighter—and possibly safer. In late 2018, the city’s Metro made a $50 million dollar commitment to install LED...
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Press Release | January 23, 2019 - 9:20 am

EVs Take Charge of Greenest List as Auto Industry Undergoes Major Shifts

Washington, DC—For the first time in five years, amid transformation in the auto industry, the Detroit Three automakers do not have a single car on...
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Press Release | January 16, 2019 - 10:15 am

ACEEE Honors Outstanding Utility Energy Efficiency Programs

Washington, D.C.—ACEEE is proud to honor 53 of the United States’ leading energy efficiency programs with the Exemplary Program Award. In a national...
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Blog Post | January 09, 2019 - 4:33 pm

The ultimate power couple: Energy management and data technologies

Strategic energy management (SEM) programs are expanding beyond the industrial sector to commercial and institutional customers. These programs and...
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Blog Post | January 03, 2019 - 9:46 am

More states and provinces adopt carbon pricing to cut emissions

Across North America, efforts to put a price on greenhouse gas emissions are growing, creating a market-based incentive to reduce emissions and...
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Blog Post | January 02, 2019 - 10:41 am

Happy New Year! We look back at 2018’s progress and challenges and forward to 2019’s potential

In 2018, states, cities and companies made progress on energy efficiency, while the federal government took steps backward. This year holds promising...
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Blog Post | December 20, 2018 - 10:30 am

The hidden story on Minnesota’s new energy efficiency potential study: Efficiency is the ‘workhorse’ for climate goals

Minnesota has been receiving well-deserved attention for its ambitious renewable energy and greenhouse gas reduction goals, which aim for 25% of...
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Blog Post | December 19, 2018 - 12:33 pm

ACEEE partners with Bloomberg’s American Cities Climate Challenge

Today, Michael R. Bloomberg announced Charlotte as the nineteenth winning city of Bloomberg’s American Cities Climate Challenge, of which ACEEE is an...
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Blog Post | December 18, 2018 - 9:55 am

Renewables are getting cheaper but energy efficiency, on average, still costs utilities less

New data by Lazard, a financial advisory firm, shows that prices for renewable electricity declined again this year, continuing their downward trend.
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Blog Post | December 17, 2018 - 9:49 am

Hungry for efficiency news? Here’s a baker’s dozen of 2018 posts to prepare you for 2019

Before the new year arrives, we want to share 2018 highlights for ACEEE and energy efficiency. We celebrated the third annual Energy Efficiency Day...
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